Tag Archives: General Aviation

More Than 637,000 New Opportunities!

by Dan McDowell Published in Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Updated Forecasts On July 24th, 2017, the Boeing Aircraft Company released their updated forecast for 2017-2036, predicting the needs for the aviation industry, more specifically, the commercial airline industry. According … Continue reading

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The Value of Aviation In Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue *  General Aviation has a $12.2 billion impact on the State of Minnesota through its network of 135 public airports. *  General Aviation has created 164,900 jobs in Minnesota, and provides more … Continue reading

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General Aviation Accidents

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),  in 2016 “While airline accidents have become relatively rare in the United States, pilots and passengers involved in general aviation operations still die at … Continue reading

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General Aviation Groups Remain United Opposing ATC Privatization

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WASHINGTON, DC –Thirty-three general aviation groups have issued the following joint statement in opposition to the air traffic control privatization proposal included in the 21st Century Aviation, Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) … Continue reading

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FBO Consolidation Disrupting General Aviation

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue In this age of technology and disruption, retailers are constantly finding new ways to improve consumer shopping experiences. From apps that compare prices, to delivery … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In business, we say you can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s true no matter the goal. At AOPA we’re working … Continue reading

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REP. DARIN LAHOOD FOCUSES ON FACILITATING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH AVIATION

Rep. LaHood Hosts General Aviation Roundtable PEORIA, IL— Today Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Round Table at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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Time To Modernize!

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Aug/Sept 2016 We all know the general aviation fleet is getting older. In fact, the average age of a single-engine piston airplane in … Continue reading

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Wag-Aero Launches New Digital Catalog

LYONS, WIS. – Customers can now shop Wag-Aero’s entire 124-page catalog electronically using their smart phone, tablet or computer at onlinecatalog.wagaero.com and see an extensive selection of quality aircraft parts and services. For 55 years, Wag-Aero has been a worldwide … Continue reading

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AOPA Stands Firm In Opposition To User Fees

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is standing firm in its opposition to user fees as FAA reauthorization legislation moves to the full House. The legislation passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee … Continue reading

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